N.J. Admin. Code § 10:69-10.24 - Treatment of support income and payments

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The first $ 50.00 of any child support payments received on behalf of a dependent child or children by any family applying for or eligible for AFDC-related Medicaid program shall be disregarded. Such child support payments shall include disregarded child support (DCS) payments paid the family through the child support and paternity process and direct support payments received by the eligible unit that represent a current monthly support obligation. These moneys are disregarded in determination of initial eligibility, maximum income eligibility, and the prospective needs test. The total amount of child support disregarded shall not exceed $ 50.00 per month per eligible unit.
(b) Child support and alimony paid by any member of the eligible unit to individuals not living in the same household shall be deducted from the eligible unit's income in the determination of eligibility for AFDC-related Medicaid program benefits.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 10:69-10.24
Amended by 49 N.J.R. 3729(a), effective 12/4/2017

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